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iHeartRadio opens up its playlists to all users with launch of Playlist Radio

iHeartRadio is best known for its free service offering thousands of live, streaming AM and FM radio stations and its ability to create your own custom station, similar to Pandora. Today, the company

TuneIn launches a discounted audio subscription for Alexa owners and Prime members

TuneIn, the free radio service that allows you to stream news, sports, music and podcasts, is today rolling out a new subscription offering for Alexa customers in the U.S. TuneIn Live, as the premium

iHome debuts a Google Assistant-powered clock radio, the iGV1

Amazon’s Echo Spot, introduced late last year, smartly combined the power of Alexa with a more traditional clock radio type form factor and interface, complete with a screen for video viewing an

Plexamp, Plex’s spin on the classic Winamp player, is the first project from new incubator Plex Labs

Media software maker Plex, which has been enjoying a bit of growth following its newer focus on DIY cord-cutters, today announced a new incubator and community resource called Plex Labs. The idea here

Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day right here

TechCrunch is pleased to offer Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day event today at 6:30 p.m. local time, 8:30 a.m. PST. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program a

Pandora falls 4% on earnings news

Internet music giant Pandora fell 4 percent in initial after-hours trading after the company released its fourth-quarter 2016 earnings results. Pandora actually beat expectations, but this was alread

Faced with criticism, Norway moves forward on plan to phase out FM radio

Norway’s plan to end FM radio kicks off today, as planned. The move will shift the country’s remaining national analog stations to Digital Audio Broadcasting by year’s end, part of a cost-saving

Radio.Garden lets you tune into the globe

Some of the most beautiful products are the simplest. Take Radio.Garden, for example. This project by Golo Föllmer at Martin-Luther University Halle displays a photorealistic globe full of green dots

Estimote uses their new mesh network of BLE beacons to decorate a yuletide tree

Everyone knows the holiday season means three things: family, friends and interconnected low-energy Bluetooth devices connected using a simple mesh network. Estimote, a beacon company, has given us th

Ad-free Pandora Plus launches to all, along with a new company logo

Pandora is not taking today’s debut of Amazon’s new, on-demand music streaming service lying down. The company has conveniently timed the launch of its own new paid tier, Pandora Plus, to

Government’s refusal to recognize the rise of independent contractors is hurting the economy

David Schweikert Contributor Congressman David Schweikert is a three-term representative of Arizona's Sixth District. He serves on the House Financial Services Committee. The workforce of the 21st cen

Trademark Filings Point To More Beats Radio Stations Coming To Apple Music

Just-spotted trademark applications from Apple-owned Beats Electronics, LLC point to Apple’s plans to introduce more live streaming radio stations to its Apple Music service to accompany its 24

TuneIn Launches TuneIn Premium With Ad-Free Radio, Audiobooks, MLB Games

Popular radio service and app <a target="_blank" href="http://tunein.com">TuneIn</a> just launched a new subscription service. For $7.99 per month, <a target="_blank" href="http://tunein.com/premium/"

Jelli Raises $21M From Intel, iHeartMedia, UMG And More For Its “AdWords For Audio” Platform

Jelli, makers of an ad platform for radio broadcasters to digitise how they fill space on their airwaves — think “AdWords for audio” — has raised a $21 million round of fundin

Yandex Launches Yandex.Radio, A Curated Free Music Service For Russian Users

Amid reports that Russia will be one of the first countries to get access to the new music service that Apple is reportedly launching next week, Russian search giant Yandex is enhancing its own. Toda

Pitch Your Startup In The TC Radio Pitch-Off On Sirius XM

Each week, John Biggs and I head up to the Sirius XM studios for the TC Radio show on Insight 121. We discuss the latest in tech news and then dive straight into the TC Radio Pitch-off, where five com

Fradio’s New App Lets Anyone Be A DJ, Broadcast Live Radio To Friends And Fans

A new application called Fradio is officially launching today, offering a service that allows anyone to become a DJ, broadcasting their favorite tracks to their friends or fans, and even talking over

SwipeRadio Is A Faster Way To Listen To Terrestrial Radio On Your iPhone

On-demand music streaming services like Beats and Spotify continue to grow, but terrestrial radio also remains a popular way to listen to music on mobile via top-ranked apps like iHeartRadio (#8 in fr

Amazon Launching Streaming Music Service As Soon As This Week, Says NYT

Ecommerce giant Amazon is planning a streaming music service of its own, in order to join the ranks of virtually every other tech company in existence, according to the New York Times. The streaming f

8tracks Launches New iPhone App To Take On Pandora

Music startup 8tracks just released a major new version of its iPhone app. The 3.0 version comes with a completely redesigned interface, a simpler user experience and a new advertising strategy. At it
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